What is Companies House?
Definition of Companies House
Limited companies, and limited liability partnerships (LLPs), have to file documents with Companies House such as:
- Accounts in a set format ('statutory accounts')
- Annual Return, showing who the directors / members of the organisation are, who owns the organisation and where it is registered
- Change of address notifications for directors, members and the organisation itself
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These documents are kept by Companies House and put on the public record, so that they are visible to anyone who wishes to look them up online.
How to register a company with Companies House
Check out gov.uk's guide to registering a private limited company online to find out everything you need to do to register.
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